Some of the best theatre in town is in London. But you don’t have to make the trek to the National Theatre. It’s beamed right here to you thanks to Third Rail as the local vessel of NT Live.
This weekend it’s a double shot of Billy Shakes.
There’s MACBETH starring the bad boy from Belfast, Kenneth Branagh, on Saturday.
And OTHELLO with Adrian Lester and Rory Kinnear on Sunday.
Rock ’em, sock ’em. No, it’s not live, but unfortunately you’re going to have to hunt long and hard to find a live show better than these two projected ones. And the nearly full houses for these NT Live shows indicate that Portlanders have finally clued in to what they have here.
A mere 20 bucks gets you there ringside on the Thames.
Can’t beat it.